Assistant Professor Dr. Alexandra Rempel, graduate students Mae-Ling Lokko, Naomi Keena, Kenton Phillips, and Mohamed Aly Etman, and undergraduate student Zachary Pearson from the Rensselaer School of Architecture presented papers at the Passive and Low Energy Architecture (PLEA) Conference, which was held from July 10-13 in Los Angeles, California. PLEA is a commitment to the development, documentation, and diffusion of the principles of bioclimatic design and the application of natural and innovative techniques for sustainable architecture and urban design. The 2016 PLEA conference is the first occasion since 1981 that the United States has been host to this international event.
In this Approach blog post, the news team spoke with Rensselaer Lally School of Management Associate Professor Qiang Wu'13 about the value of experiential learning, development, and community in research and the classroom.
With assistance from a $90,000 grant from the New York State Council of the Arts, Rensselaer lecturer Lillian Spina-Caza and Schoharie Area Long Term Inc., are working to develop the "Geo to Go" interactive website and augmented reality arts, cultural, and heritage trails project for Schoharie, N.Y.